MUTTENZ, Switzerland — Deepak Parikh, Clariant's Region President of North America, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Parikh was approved to serve on the Board of Directors during the ACC Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado, for a term from Jan. 1, 2019 until Dec. 31, 2021.

"I am proud to join the ACC's Board of Directors and appreciate this opportunity to align further with our industry colleagues in the United States," said Parikh. "I look forward to working with the ACC leadership to ensure the chemical industry continues building its reputation and achieving sustainable success in the U.S."